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By Brianna Wray
the Times 

July is Ice Cream Month

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream


Brianna Wray

Connie Clark at Elk Drug serves a hot fudge sundae with the works-whipped cream, nuts and a maraschino cherry on top

As temperatures soar to the mid-nineties this month, consider cooling down with ice cream in all its many forms.

National ice cream month originated in 1984 when joint resolution 298 of the US Senate, and joint resolution 543 in the House of Representatives proclaimed the month of July "National Ice Cream Month" and July 15, 1984 "National Ice Cream Day."

The resolutions were signed into public law by President Ronald Reagan on July 9, 1984 with Presidential Proclamation 5219.

That proclamation pertains specifically to 1984, however, Americans have continued to celebrate, making this year...

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